Valentine Hero

Valentine Hero

Everywhere you look, cupids and cards, flowers and chocolate hearts remind us it is the season of love. February is the month to remember those you care about, whether a romantic interest, a close friendship or as Christ said, “Love your neighbor as you love...
When Health and Life Collide

When Health and Life Collide

When Health and Life Collide Have you yet been dealt a handful of health issues to contend with? It’s one thing to be a caregiver for others and help meet their needs, but it is quite a different feeling to need help yourself. My experience these past months has been...
When Health and Life Collide

Dealing with Loss at Christmas

Holidays are a hard time for people who have lost a loved one. How have you handled your loss so far this year? December 14th marked the 25th anniversary of my daughter Cindy’s death. (See previous post, A Single Flower.) She unexpectedly died in a car wreck at...
When Health and Life Collide

Is What We See and Hear REAL? Truth-vs-Ruse

Is what we see and hear real? Truth-vs-Ruse As director of nursing in long term care facilities, I’ve witnessed many comical and sad situations. For the sake of anonymity, we will call this patient Nurse Mary. Let me tell you a story. Mary, a retired nurse with...
When Health and Life Collide

We are Aliens in a Strange Land

Do you believe in Aliens? Have you heard the old contemporary Christian song “Not of This World”, by Petra? The lyrics immediately strike a chord with me. We are pilgrims in a strange world, we are so far from our homeland. . . We are strangers, we are aliens, we are...
BABY IT’S COLD INSIDE

BABY IT’S COLD INSIDE

Were you one of the four million Texans without power during our winter storm? For greater than 72 hours indoor temperatures in homes without heat dropped below 48 degrees. Highways and bridges iced over and were unpassable. People had to cope with nonexistent toilet...

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